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MPs’ alarm at Chinese giant Huawei’s power over UK phone networks

Publié par Clifford Armion le 06/07/2013

Kim Sengupta

Urgent measures are needed to counter the national security threat posed by Chinese firms’ involvement in Britain’s telecommunications, an influential group of MPs has warned.
The Intelligence and Security Committee (ISC) expressed “shock” at how the multinational giant Huawei, started by a former member of Beijing’s armed forces, established a huge presence in the UK. Officials failed to tell ministers about the underlying deal with BT for more than a year.
The committee spoke of the grave danger of national security being traded for financial gain and warned that “a lack of clarity” concerning procedures means that “national security issues [risk] being overlooked.”
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"MPs’ alarm at Chinese giant Huawei’s power over UK phone networks ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), juillet 2013. Consulté le 04/03/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/mps-alarm-at-chinese-giant-huawei-s-power-over-uk-phone-networks-